Welcome to the RETTEW Focus on Funding page! Please explore our featured funding opportunities below and a calendar that serves as an easy reference for upcoming submission deadlines. We look forward to working with you to identify and secure the funding resources you need to successfully complete your projects!

North American Wetlands Conservation Act (NAWCA) – Small Grants Program

U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service – Department of the Interior

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Funding Information: The Small Grants Program supports public-private partnerships carrying out projects that involve long-term protection, restoration, and/or enhancement of wetlands and associated uplands habitats for the benefit of all wetlands-associated migratory birds.

  • Eligibility: Public-private partnerships
  • Award Amount: $100,000 maximum
  • Required Match: No less than a 1-to-1 ratio
    {i.e., applicants requesting $100,000 need to contribute at least $100,000 in partner funds (from nonfederal sources)}
  • Applications Due: October 17, 2019

Small Business Advantage Grant

Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection

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Funds are available to Pennsylvania small businesses and farmers for energy efficiency, pollution prevention, and natural resource protection projects (including adopting or acquiring equipment or processes that reduce energy use or pollution).

  • Eligibility: See above
  • Award Amount: $7,000 maximum
  • Required Match: 50% minimum
  • Applications Due: April 12, 2020 (or until 2019-2020 funds are exhausted, whichever occurs first)

Dauphin County Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and HOME Investment Partnership Program

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)

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Funds are available for CDBG projects that either benefit low-and-moderate income families OR prevent or eliminate slums or blight OR meet other urgent community development needs.

  • Eligibility: Dauphin County municipalities and non-profit community service organizations
  • Award Amount: Anticipated funding of $1.9 million
  • Required Match: Determined on a case-by-case basis
  • Applications Due: November 8, 2019 by 4:30 p.m.

GameTime Playground Grants


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GameTime is helping communities bring play to more children and families by offering up to 100% matching funds toward the purchase of new play systems.

  • Eligibility: See on-line terms and conditions
  • Award Amount: Not specified
  • Applications Due: October 30, 2019

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